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Medicaid expansion could be on the 2026 ballot in Florida

Listen: There’s an effort going on now to place Medicaid expansion on the 2026 ballot in Florida. This comes as Florida is one of only...
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Get answers about open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplace

Information how navigators can help you choose the Obamacare plan that’s best for you and if you are eligible for financial assistance.
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East Tampa doctor transforms former nightclub into wellness center

On Monday, a new wellness hub opened in the site of a former nightclub. It will offer a pharmacy, family health services, and more.
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Two Important Books On American Women’s Lives

Felicia Kornbluh – A Woman’s Life Is a Human Life  A Woman’s Life Is A Human Life – My Mother, Our Neighbor and the Journey from Reproductive Rights to Reproductive Justice is the story of...
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Medicaid enrollment in Florida plummets to below 4.8 million

Enrollment in Florida’s Medicaid program dipped slightly below 4.8 million in January, continuing months of decreases.
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Medicaid expansion could be on the 2026 ballot in Florida

Listen: There’s an effort going on now to place Medicaid expansion on the 2026 ballot in Florida. This comes as Florida is one of only ten states that haven’t expanded Medicaid. Jake Flaherty is the...
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State Senate passes bill funding healthcare access, but still no Medicaid expansion

Listen: A package expanding healthcare access and resources passed in the State Senate Thursday. However, Medicaid expansion is still a no-go. The bill, sponsored by Republican Senator Colleen Burton, was passed unanimously in the full...
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Florida House panel backs its version of a healthcare bill; it does not expand Medicaid

The bill is similar to one in the Senate and calls for expanding medical residency programs to try to keep more new doctors in Florida.
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Florida Senate is ready to pass its healthcare plan

The Senate Fiscal Policy Committee unanimously passed two bills, setting the stage for the full Senate to vote as early as next week.

Health Insurance Now!

The open enrollment period to obtain subsidized health insurance from the federal marketplace (Obamacare) closes on January 16. Free, unbiased health care navigators from Florida Covering Kids and Families (FCKF) are standing by to assist...
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FDA approves a plan to let Florida import drugs from Canada

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a plan that will allow Florida to import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada.
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Moffitt Cancer Center settles with feds for $19.5 million

The federal government and Florida contended that Moffitt submitted improper claims to Medicare, Medicaid and TRICARE.
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Get answers about open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplace

Information how navigators can help you choose the Obamacare plan that’s best for you and if you are eligible for financial assistance.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Fri., December 22, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Tampa curfew plan advances The city of Tampa is one step closer to adopting a curfew for teens after having held the first reading of a new ordinance. The curfew would be directed at anyone...
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Florida sues the federal government over medical records

Florida is trying to fend off a potential class-action lawsuit over dropping people from the Medicaid program.

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